On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1810

  • Feb 20 Andreas Hofer, Tyrolean innkeeper, drover and leader of the Tyrolean Rebellion against the revolutionary Napoleonic invasion during the War of the Fifth Coalition, executed at 42
  • Feb 20 Johann Friedrich Kranz, German composer, dies at 57
  • Feb 24 Henry Cavendish, British physicist and chemist (discovery of hydrogen), dies at 78
  • Feb 26 Johann Ernst Rembt, German organist and composer, dies at 60